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SIS presentations @ EGSS conference: (e)Merging Knowledges: Classroom, Community, Culture

Congratulations to all School of Information Studies faculty and Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students who presented at the 2012 EGSS Conference. View the full article for more information on presenters and topics.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2012

Dr. Karyn Moffatt receives Young Network Investigator Award to research communication and information needs of families navigating hospice care

Dr Karyn Moffatt, School of Information Studies Assistant Professor, was awarded a Young Network Invesigator Award by the Graphics, Animation, and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND-NCE) to support her work investigating the communication and information needs of families navigating hospice care.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2012

SIS @ iConference: MLIS student Emily Kozinski & Dr. Carolyn Hank receive honour for poster "Removing Records Documenting Acts of Violence and Atrocities from the Archive"

Emily Kozinski, MLIS II student, presented a poster “Removing Records Documenting Acts of Violence and Atrocities from the Archive" (Emily Kozinski, McGill University; Carolyn Hank, McGill University) at the recent 2012 iConference in Toronto. The poster was among those which received the Best Poster Runners-Up mention.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2012

Prof. Shaheen Shariff wins Facebook Digital Citizenship research grant

McGill Faculty of Education Professor Shaheen Shariff has been named as one of four worldwide recipients of Facebook’s first Digital Citizenship research grants – a $50,000 (U.S.) award that will support her Define the Line project, designed to help reduce cyber-bullying and promote responsible digital citizenship.

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Published on : 14 Feb 2012

The Big Fat Truth about Exercise: Webcast of Dr. Steven Blair

A webcast is now available for the Bloomberg Manulife Prize Roundtable held January 12, 2012 with guest speaker and prize winner, Dr. Steven Blair, University of South Carolina.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Lotteries worldwide encourage adults to give responsibly

The annual Holiday Campaign, through the collaborative partnership of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University and the National Council on Problem Gambling in Washington, D.C., highlights the risks of giving lottery tickets and scratch cards as holiday gifts to minors.

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Published on : 12 Dec 2011

DISE Talks! Call for Proposals

We are now accepting proposals for DISE Talks! - a new forum for members of the DISE community, both students and faculty, to come together and share their work on research and/or pedagogy.

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Published on : 25 Jul 2011

Toronto Sun - When cyberbullying crosses the line

In the online world, few are aware that there's a fine line between teasing and criminal harassment. Fewer still know that lies or demeaning images posted on social media can become cyber-libel.

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Published on : 23 May 2011

New website aims to help prevent cyber-bullying, promote digital citizenship

A McGill University research team led by Prof. Shaheen Shariff is launching a new website that will help define and discourage cyber-bullying, while encouraging socially responsible digital citizenship.

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Published on : 20 May 2011

New $50,000 Bloomberg Manulife Prize 
to promote research into active lifestyles

Initiative aims to reward ideas that impact healthy lifestyle choices

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Published on : 17 May 2011

New Graduate Degree leading to Quebec Teacher Certification - see the McGill Reporter article

The Faculty of Education is proud to announce a newly approved graduate program in Teaching and Learning (MATL) leading to Quebec teacher certification. Application deadline is February 15th. Click this announcement for links to our website and a new McGill Reporter article featuring the program.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2011

For the first time, online worldwide access to the McGill Graduate Certificates in Educational Leadership!

Courses for the two 15-credit Programs are offered online in real time so that students worldwide are connected directly with the instructor and in discussion with classmates for three hours per week over a 13-week semester. The completion of each certificate takes five semesters.

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Published on : 14 Jan 2011

Learning Sciences MCRI Research Associate Position Available

McGILL UNIVERSITY – Research Associate position in Learning Sciences, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. Applications are invited for a research associate position for researchers interested in learning and engagement in technology rich learning environments.

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Published on : 19 May 2010

Renowned autism expert to speak at McGill

Simon Baron-Cohen, developmental psychopathologist, to deliver conference keynote

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Published on : 18 May 2010